Wider adoption of clean-running natural gas vehicles (NGVs)—a proven technology in use worldwide—is key to helping California reduce greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution and petroleum dependence.

Background Information

Industry Resources

California Air Resource Board (CARB)

ACTIVE: Workshops & Rulemaking Proceedings

PAST Rulemakings

NGV Organizations

This educational site provides price and station information, along with a gallery of CNG vehicle conversions.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership
CNGVP provides data and details on the economic and environmental benefits of natural gas vehicles and renewable natural gas.

This national trade association promotes the development of the U.S. market for natural gas vehicles, advocates for supportive federal policies, publishes a weekly newsletter and provides fact sheets and other information.

NGV Global
The International Association for Natural Gas Vehicles provides news and information on the industry from around the world.

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute
The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute provides training and consulting to address a full range of natural gas vehicle and fueling needs.

Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum
Led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission, the NGVTF aims to advance natural gas vehicle and infrastructure technology and deployment.

California Ports & Air Districts

NGV Research

Economic Impacts of Deploying Low NOx Trucks Fueled by Renewable Natural Gas
Research shows that deploying heavy-duty trucks equipped with low-NOx engines that use renewable natural gas could create up to 134,000 jobs and add $14 billion to California’s economy; from consulting firm ICF, May 2017.
See the infographic.
View the ICF webinar, July 2017.

Advanced Clean Trucks (ACT) Now Plan
The Coalition’s plan for clean air, economic investment and job creation, and increased port competitiveness at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, submitted February 2017. Learn more about the issues at

Ultra-Low NOx Natural Gas Engine Vehicle Evaluation Final Report, UC-Riverside

Ultra-Low NOx Natural Gas Engine Vehicle Evaluation Fact Sheet, UC-Riverside

Post-2020 Carbon Constraints: Modeling LCFS and Cap-and-Trade
Research indicates the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and cap-and-trade programs do a better job together; from consulting firm ICF, February 2017. Fact sheet summary.

Energy Information Administration
Statistics on and analysis of natural gas supply, production and use from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Game Changer technical white paper
This May 2016 report details the opportunity to widely deploy near-zero-emission heavy-duty NGVs, the potential benefits of doing so, and the challenges that must be addressed.